22 March 2011

We are aware

Hey it's "Israel awareness week" on campus this week, let's get some awareness going then.


Israel launches air strikes:
At least 17 people have been injured by a series of Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip

Israeli Tanks Invade Southern Areas of the Gaza Strip: A number of Israeli tanks invaded farmlands east of Rafah City in the southern part of the Gaza Strip on Monday. According to local sources five tanks and a bulldozer crossed 300 metres over the border into agricultural land east of Rafah bulldozing farmlands and uprooting trees owned by local farmers.

UN official: Israel engaging in ethnic cleansing: Israel's expansion of Jewish "settlements" in east Jerusalem and eviction of Palestinians from their homes there is a form of ethnic cleansing, a United Nations investigator said on Monday.

Captured Gazan said to be suffering in custody: A Palestinian human rights group released new details Monday about a Gazan man who vanished on a Ukrainian train and resurfaced in an Israeli prison, saying that he was dragged out of his sleeper car, hooded and handcuffed by Israeli agents, forced onto a plane and taken to Israel.

Settlers open fire on funeral procession: Two Palestinians were shot Monday afternoon when a settler disembarked from his car on the Jerusalem-Hebron road and opened fire on a funeral procession heading to the Beit Ummar cemetery.

Settlers stab Palestinian south of Hebron: A 32-year-old from the south Hebron hills told Ma'an he was stabbed in the chest on Monday by settlers from the Ma'on settlement.

Settlers Attack Residents in Northern West Bank:
A group of Israeli settlers attacked Palestinians residents and their vehicles near the northern West Bank village of Burkeim on Monday. The settlers, from Bakan industrial settlement near Burkeim village, threw stones and empty glass bottles at residents and passing cars on the main road connecting the village with the nearby city of Salfit.

4 Palestinians detained in Al-Aqsa:
Israeli forces detained four Palestinians from inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards on Monday. According to guards in the area, the detentions were precipitated by the men chanting "God is Great."


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